The Kedzie Stop Market

Chicago, IL

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A trading post for goods, ideas, and great company" aka, a land of magic.

October's Kedz'mart is going to filled with classes, all FREE! Schedule below. We'll have our regular shops and studios open, as well as a building tour, screening, and exhibit. As always, anyone is welcome to set-up and sell. Bring your friends. Bring your dranks. Bring goods to trade. Bring your ideas. Bring your friends. 

If you are interested in participating at future market days, get in touch at kedziestopmarket@gmail.com

October 6th, 11-6pm schedule:

‘Exhibit of Waste.’ 2nd FL. 
Discarded items are resurrected for view and free exchange as an examination of morals surrounding consumption, waste, and responsibility. 

12:00 
Building Tour. Stuido 1A.
A guided tour through the Kedzie Stop’s studios and spaces, led by Steve Marsala. 

1:00 
Basic Bicycle Maintenance. 1st FL. 
This class is the first of an ongoing series focused on bicycle maintenance, care, and advocacy. Learn to fix a flat, set a proper bike fit, and more from instructor Thomas Kennedy. 

1:30+3:00 
Halloween Costume Design. Studio 2B, The Adela Red Studios. 
Stuck on what to be for Halloween? Ms. Red, to save the day with ideas, tips, and how-to’s using materials and supplies you probably have around the house. 

2:15 
Electric Yoga. Studio 1C, Panda vs Panda.
Yoga instructor Kera Mogilevsky and DJ Mindy Sherman create a nontraditional yoga class designed around house music, spun live while you stretch. Dancing encouraged.

3:30 
Composting. Outside in the garden.
Carla McGarrah, of Alewyfe Soaps and Sundries, will provide a basic overview of composting concepts and methods. Studio owners are encouraged to attend. 

4:00
Paper-making. Studio 2H, Catington Station. 
A hands-on demonstration on turning waste paper into postcards, artwork for your walls, and other pulp paraphernalia. 

5:00
‘Madness in the Factory-- The Life of an Artist Colony’ Screening Unit 1E, Daacha Studio. 
Composed of footage and interviews with the artists at The Factory (the Kedzie Stop from 5 years ago). 
A Ben Umbreit Film.